In Bahrain, the citizen seems to be the unquenchable fount of money. Funds which most here are in desperate need of, are dragged out of our pockets by unremitting fines, fees and other government charges and levies. Last month, the Traffic Dept had its fun by sending us speeding fines that were more than a […]
What’s the betting that the jerk who threw a home-made explosive at the British Embassy not only goes free but becomes a lauded hero?
What’s the possibility of people who threw molotov cocktails at a car burning an occupant who tried to stop them are likewise celebrated?
Ok, what the possibility for the people who enticed them to do these acts continue in their pursuits of chaos and mayhem continue to do so without hindrance from their communities nor the government?
Here’s the VIVA ad this morning thanking the people of Bahrain for their welcome and for the unmitigated success of their number launch campaign: and a couple of pages later we find Bateclo has taken the top half of the page with this: Which is a deep poke in VIVA’s eye! The background of this […]
The intention of this series is neither rant nor rhetoric. It is rather an opportunity for all of us, who do not live in Gaza, occupied Arab Jerusalem and the rest of the West Bank, to grasp how these four young Palestinian women live out their daily lives, precisely because their lives are stories we journalists were taught almost dismissively to think of as “human interest” and almost necessarily conflict driven.
Oooh look! Some dogs attacked and killed EIGHT goats in some farm in Sitra! This is sucha a newsworthy article that it deserves to be on the front page. And why the hell is it below the fold? Don’t the editors care about animals enough to put it above the fold? What? Al-Wefaq’s latest spat […]
The company you work for suddenly closes but customers still call you wanting their promised projects to be completed. What would you do? Well Sayed Jaleel Sharaf took on the responsibility to deliver what his erstwhile employer promised, and in the process established one of the most successful ICT groups in Bahrain turning over close […]